Campaigns Manager

Age Uk
Central London, London
11 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking to recruit a Campaigns Manager to join Age UK’s External Affairs Department in London. This is an exciting opportunity in the UK’s largest charity working with and for older people.

In this role you will develop, implement and project manage effective campaigns that improve the lives of older people. Age UK campaigns across a range of issues to target pensioner poverty, to improve care for older people and to combat loneliness.

Main Duties:

  • Develop, implement and project manage campaign strategies to deliver political, policy, regulatory and attitudinal changes that improve the lives of older people nationally, regionally and locally.

  • Work closely with Age UK local partners to build their skills and confidence (including enabling brand partners to meet requirements of brand partnership), maximise their involvement in campaigning and provide them with effective and timely support, materials and communications.

  • Implement a supporter development strategy that builds a network of campaign supporters and maximises their involvement in campaigning.

  • Commission, write and contribute material for a range of internal and external communications.

For a full list of role responsibilities, please refer to the Job Pack.

Your profile:

  • Experience of working in a campaigning environment to deliver change.

  • Track record of developing and implementing successful campaigns.

  • Experience of promoting public involvement in campaigns and building a network of campaign supporters.

  • Strong knowledge of campaigning techniques and innovations, online and offline.

  • Good knowledge of national and local political processes and an understanding of key decision-making environments, including Whitehall and local government.

  • Ability to understand policy and other issues affecting older people.

Age UK has a vision of a world in which older people flourish. We aim to improve later life for everyone through our services, advice, campaigns, products, training and research.

We offer a range of benefits including:

  • 26 days annual holiday, plus bank holidays

  • Competitive pension with employer contribution of up to 9%

  • BUPA Cash Plan

  • Cycle scheme

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Life insurance

  • Staff perks discounts

  • Learning and development schemes

    We are an Equal Opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria. We welcome requests for flexible working.

    All job offers are subject to receipt of satisfactory references.